Novelist Stephen King said that Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter series is the "greatest make-believe villain to come along since Hannibal Lecter."
As a child, Jim Carrey wore tap shoes to bed just in case his parents needed cheering up in the middle of the night.
Courtney Love insists that the role of the heroin dealer, Lance, in Pulp Fiction was offered to Kurt Cobain. Tarantino has steadfastly refuted this claim, saying he never even met the late Nirvana singer.
In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Charlie Sheen stayed awake for 48 hours to achieve a suitably wasted look for his cameo.
Sean William Scott, famous for his role of Stifler in American Pie, can play the guitar.
The “asante sana squash banana” song that Rafiki sings in The Lion King is an old nursery rhyme in Swahili.
George Lucas' dog was named Indiana.
In order to credibly portray a rock band, the members of Stillwater in Almost Famous rehearsed for four hours a night, five nights a week, for six weeks.
Orson Welles directed much of Citizen Kane from a wheelchair, after injuring himself on set.
The US title for the exceptionally wonderful A Matter of Life and Death was Stairway to Heaven. The UK had no stairway. Denied.
Samuel L. Jackson has said "motherf*cker" 171 times in 27 different movies.
Rihanna’s first name is Robyn.
Despite smoking in numerous films Clint Eastwood has never smoked habitually.
Niall Horan from One Direction admits to masturbating on the tour bus. He describes it as ‘relieving tour bus boredom’.
According to a study on Academy Award speeches Steven Spielberg has been thanked more than God.
To thank Robin Williams for his work on Aladdin, Disney sent him a late Pablo Picasso painting.
After his character was shot in the foot by Joe Pesci in Goodfellas, Michael Imperioli's Christopher got fictional retribution by shooting a baker in the foot in The Sopranos. His kiss-off line? “It happens”.
The first use of animatronics was the robin that whistles a duet with Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins. A series of wires going up her dress were used to animate the bird. Its movements were so realistic that critics were baffled as to how it worked exactly.
Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie, became the wife of Michael Jackson on May 26, 1994 but they divorced after 4 years.
When Charlie Chaplin received his honorary Oscar he got a 12-minute standing ovation the longest in Oscar history.
The budget for the Movie "Titanic" was higher than the Titanic itself.
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